A doctor decides mother and child are both his patients
By Charles C. Camosy — November 15, 2022
(RNS) — An OB/GYN who once provided abortions has a conversion.
US Catholic bishops elect Archbishop Timothy Broglio as conference president
By Jack Jenkins — November 15, 2022
(RNS) — Broglio’s election does not appear to be a radical ideological departure from his predecessor.
Candidates to lead the Catholic bishops — and what their election would mean
By Jack Jenkins — November 14, 2022
(RNS) — At the US Conference of Catholic Bishops' fall meeting, the prelates will elect a new president to replace Los Angeles Archbishop José Gómez, who has served since 2019.
Bishops need to acknowledge collateral damage from Dobbs win
By Thomas Reese — November 11, 2022
(RNS) — To the extent that the bishops helped the Republicans gain power, they must accept responsibility for what the Republicans did with that power.
Americans who aren’t sure about God are a fast-growing force in politics – and they’re typically even more politically active than white evangelicals
By Ryan Burge — November 10, 2022
(The Conversation) — Winning elections isn’t just a matter of how many players you have. It’s how engaged they are.
Californians overwhelmingly support abortion rights over Catholic bishops’ objections
By Alejandra Molina — November 9, 2022
LOS ANGELES (RNS) — California will codify the right to abortion in the state’s constitution after voters on Tuesday (Nov. 8) overwhelmingly approved a measure that Catholic bishops and other Christian leaders rallied against.
Why abortion was a dud for Democrats
By Jacob Lupfer — November 7, 2022
(RNS) — In politics, the faith card is always a wild card.
We got here because too many good people put their head in the sand
By Karen Swallow Prior — November 7, 2022
(RNS) — Negligence is not only a vice — sometimes it’s a crime.
In Indiana, a legal victory for religious liberty over fetal personhood
By Mark Silk — November 4, 2022
(RNS) — The Supreme Court will soon have to reckon with its majority's expansive interpretation of free exercise of religion.
Democrats, it’s not enough to talk about abortion. Let’s talk about criminalization.
By Ross M. Allen — November 2, 2022
(RNS) — We need to be telling the stories of the women who have been prosecuted for lost pregnancies.
How the threat of ‘taxpayer-funded abortion’ is being used to mobilize conservative religious voters
By Ruth Braunstein — October 26, 2022
(The Conversation) — In the midterms, some religious voters may be motivated by the argument that if abortion is funded with tax dollars, it makes them personally complicit in sin.
Faith groups weigh the impact of abortion on the midterms
By Jack Jenkins — October 25, 2022
(RNS) — 'Pro-choice Catholics don’t just exist, we are the majority,' reads a line from a Catholics for Choice voter guide.
It’s inflation, stupid
By Thomas Reese — October 25, 2022
(RNS) — What overstimulated the economy, child tax credits or multimillionaires who wanted a bigger mansion?
Judge gauges if Indiana abortion ban defies religious rights
By Arleigh Rodgers — October 17, 2022
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Residents who hold Jewish, Muslim and spiritual faiths argue that the state's abortion ban violates their religious rights.
Poll: Latinos, including Christians, overwhelmingly support abortion access
By Alejandra Molina — October 12, 2022
(RNS) — Latino Catholics (73%) were more likely than other Christians (63%) to stand against making abortion illegal, saying it’s wrong to ‘take away the freedom to make those decisions from everyone else,’ the survey found.